By BennettÂ Oghifo
Redington Nigeria Limited, Appleâ€™s value-added distributor, hosted the official Nigeria launch of Apple iPhone 8 with a promise to continue to provide excellent support structure to its partners and as an extension to the growing community of loyal Apple customers in the country.
The Regional Head (West Africa) for Redingtonâ€™s Telco-Africa business, Mr. Sivadoss Vijayakumar reiterated the companyâ€™s resolve at the launch, which took place at The Renaissance Lagos Ikeja Hotel, recently.
The event attracted all the distinguished personalities in the smartphone industry, corporate bodies, Telcoâ€™s, financial services providers, authorised partners and Apple enthusiasts nationwide.
The phoneâ€™s fine points were presented by the companyâ€™s Product Specialist for Africa region Mr. Oloyede Odeyale.
According to him, the phone is dubbed â€œa new generation of iPhoneâ€, iPhone 8 comes in an all – new, glass design with an embedded wireless charging system.
Â The glass on the front and back is the most durable glass ever in a smartphone, with 50 per cent deeper strengthening layer.
The innovative Portrait Lighting feature on the larger model – iPhone 8 Plus makes it possible to take incredible studio-style portraits without complex lighting equipment, because you can control how light interacts with your subjectâ€™s face.
iPhone 8 is powered by the new A11 Bionic chip, the smartest and most powerful chip ever in a smartphone. With iOS 11 – worldâ€™s most advanced mobile operating system pre-installed, whether youâ€™re surfing the web, reading and writing email, taking photos, shopping online, or playing games – the experience is even more amazing with hardware and software made for each other.
Guests had first-hand experience with the devices gorgeously displayed at experience zones at the venue. iPhone 8 is now available at Apple Authorised Reseller stores nationwide with the official Nigeria warranty, he said.